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Title Naturalistic environments in captivity for animal behavior research / Edward F. Gibbons, Jr. [and others], editors.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1994.

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Series SUNY series in endangered species
SUNY series in endangered species.
Subject Captive wild animals -- Housing -- Congresses.
Captive mammals -- Housing -- Congresses.
Primates -- Housing -- Congresses.
Animal behavior -- Research -- Congresses.
Primates -- Behavior -- Research -- Congresses.
Housing, Animal -- Congresses.
Behavior, Animal -- Congresses.
Animals, Laboratory -- Congresses.
Animals, Zoo -- Congresses.
Primates -- Congresses.
Alt Name Gibbons, Edward F.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 387 pages) : illustrations.
Note This volume is the result of a conference held in 1987.
Contents Naturalistic facilities for animal behavior research: In search of accommodations -- Whither the naturalistic study of animals in captivity? A view from the chair -- Comments on behavioral research in naturalistic settings -- Regulations and guidelines applicable to animals maintained in indoor seminaturalistic facilities -- USDA inspection procedures: Nonstandard facilities, site visits, wavers, and enforcement -- Applicability of regulations governing research facilities for behavioral research in naturalistic settings -- Physical, chemical, and behavioral factors in large low-density naturalistic animal facilities -- Arthropod pests: Varieties, risks, and strategies for control in naturalistic facilities -- Design of indoor housing for a breeding and research colony of prosimian primates.
Managing naturalistic animal environments in captivity -- Quantititative evaluation of the efffects of environmental parameters on the physiology, behavior, and health of animals in naturalistic captive environments -- Research habits and research habitats: Better behavior through social chemistry -- Experiences with the study of rodents in seminatural enclosures -- Studying natural behavior in artificial environments: The problem of "Salient elements" -- Significance of naturalistic environments for primate behavioral research -- Naturalistic environments for captive primates -- Environments for endangered primates -- Naturalistic environments in captivity: A methodological bridge between field and laboratory studies of primates -- Naturalistic Environments in captivity for animal behavior research: Synthesis statement.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-359) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585064148 (electronic bk.)
9780585064147 (electronic bk.)
079141647X
0791416488
OCLC # 42628632
Additional Format Print version: Naturalistic environments in captivity for animal behavior research. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1994 079141647X (DLC) 92039108 (OCoLC)26973685
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
1Naturalistic Facilities for Animal Behavior Research: In Search of Accommodations / Edward F. Gibbons, Jr., Everett J. Wyers, Everett Waters, Emil W. Menzel, Jr.1
2Whither the Naturalistic Study of Animals in Captivity? A View from the Chair / K. Daniel O'Leary7
3Comments on Behavioral Research in Naturalistic Settings / Everett J. Wyers19
4Regulations and Guidelines Applicable to Animals Maintained in Indoor Seminaturalistic Facilities / Kathryn Bayne, Roy Henrickson37
5USDA Inspection Procedures: Nonstandard Facilities, Site Visits, Wavers, and Enforcement / Joseph F. Annelli, Timothy D. Mandrell49
6The Applicability of Regulations Governing Research Facilities for Behavioral Research in Naturalistic Settings / Benson E. Ginsburg61
7Physical, Chemical, and Behavioral Factors in Large Low-Density Naturalistic Animal Facilities / Emerson L. Besch, George V. Kollias, Jr.77
8Arthropod Pests: Varieties, Risks, and Strategies for Control in Naturalistic Facilities / Richard J. Brenner96
9Design of Indoor Housing for a Breeding and Research Colony of Prosimian Primates / M. Kay Izard, Michael E. Pereira111
10Managing Naturalistic Animal Environments in Captivity / James G. Doherty, Edward F. Gibbons, Jr.126
11Quantitative Evaluation of the Effects of Environmental Parameters on the Physiology, Behavior, and Health of Animals in Naturalistic Captive Environments / Michael K. Stoskopf, Edward F. Gibbons, Jr.140
12Research Habits and Research Habitats: Better Behavior Through Social Chemistry / Meredith West, Andrew King163
13Experiences with the Study of Rodents in Seminatural Enclosures / Donald A. Dewsbury179
14Studying Natural Behavior in Artificial Environments: The Problem of "Salient Elements" / Stephen E. Glickman, Gloria S. Caldwell197
15The Significance of Naturalistic Environments for Primate Behavioral Research / Charles T. Snowdon217
16Naturalistic Environments for Captive Primates / Melinda A. Novak, Peggy O'Neill, Sue A. Beckley, Stephen J. Suomi236
17Environments for Endangered Primates / Benjamin B. Beck, Maria Ines Castro259
18Naturalistic Environments in Captivity: A Methodological Bridge between Field and Laboratory Studies of Primates / Charles H. Janson271
 Naturalistic Environments in Captivity for Animal Behavior Research: Synthesis Statement Conference Participants283
 Referenees289
 Contributors361
 Index365


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